Understanding MARC Bibliographic: Machine-Readable
by Betty Furrie in conjunction with the Data Base Development Department
of The Follett Software Company
edition reviewed and edited by the Network Development and MARC
Standards Office, Library of Congress
by the Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress, in
collaboration with The Follett Software Company
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MARC Bibliographic was a copyrighted work originally published
by the Follett Software Co. in 1988. Other previous editions are
the following: second edition, 1989; third edition, 1990; fourth
edition, 1994; fifth edition, 1998; sixth edition, 2000.
I: What Does MARC Mean?
Part II: Why Is a MARC Record Necessary?
Part III: MARC Terms and Their Definitions
Part IV: Where do MARC Records Originate?
Part V: MARC Data Issues
Part VI: In Conclusion
VII: A Summary of Commonly Used MARC 21 Fields
Part VIII: A List of Other Fields Often Seen in MARC Records
Part IX: The Leader
Part X: Field 008 for Books
XI: A Sample Record in Various Formats
Part XII: AV Records: From Cards to MARC 21
MARC 21 Content Designators: A Review
for Understanding MARC Bibliographic
Typography Notes & Credits
for Web Edition